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Showcase coming to Camden just for laughs

Showcase coming to Camden just for laughs

Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase Tour will be headed Camden way next month. It will be the seventh year in a row the crème de la crème of the festival will be performed in Camden. The Showcase will be at Camden Civic Centre on Thursday, June 6, from 7.30pm.  Expertly curated and hilariously presented, the Showcase will feature some of the festival’s hottest acts live on stage for an incredible two hours of hard-hitting laughter. Mayor of Camden, Cr Theresa Fedeli, said the Showcase included a line-up of veteran favourites, international stars, and some of the freshest emerging talents.  “This Showcase… Read more »

Yanma: going walkabout to explore local bushland

Yanma: going walkabout to explore local bushland

With each step, members of the Aboriginal Yanma Walking Group are enjoying friendship and fresh air as they explore the beautiful bushland of the Macarthur region and Southern Highlands.  About 20 members meet every Tuesday during school terms to trek scenic areas including Fitzroy Falls, Picton Botanical Gardens, Avon Dam at Bargo and Lake Alexander before preparing and enjoying lunch together. Wendy Roberts, the group coordinator and the health promotion officer at South Western Sydney Local Health District, says Yanma members gained physical fitness and mental health benefits from the regular walks.  “It is wonderful to see the friendships and… Read more »

Dress up as your favourite comic book hero to celebrate the day

Dress up as your favourite comic book hero to celebrate the day

Dress up as your favourite character, battle against other gamers or join a light saber class for this year’s Comic Book Day in Campbelltown next month. The event at the HJ Daley Library will offer prizes for the best cosplay costumes and feature geek pop singer Meri Amber and the Sons of Obiwan Saber Academy. This year’s Comic Book Day will be held from 10am to 3pm, on Saturday, May 4. Talented comic book artist Matthew Lin will host two half-hour drawing workshops and also be drawing quick comic sketches for visitors on the day. There will be games of… Read more »

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Showcase coming to Camden just for laughs

Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase Tour will be headed Camden way next month. It will be the seventh year in a row the crème de la crème of the festival will be performed in Camden. The Showcase will be at Camden Civic Centre on Thursday, June 6, from 7.30pm.  Expertly curatedRead more »

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Yanma: going walkabout to explore local bushland

With each step, members of the Aboriginal Yanma Walking Group are enjoying friendship and fresh air as they explore the beautiful bushland of the Macarthur region and Southern Highlands.  About 20 members meet every Tuesday during school terms to trek scenic areas including Fitzroy Falls, Picton Botanical Gardens, Avon DamRead more »

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Alan Baker drawings go on exhibition

Camden’s Alan Baker Art Gallery will present its first feature exhibition from this Thursday, April 11. The exhibition will bring to life 20th century, previously unseen drawings by Alan Baker, including the two featured alongside this story.  The exhibition, Drawing Life, will also feature artwork from the local artist’s contemporariesRead more »

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Creativity is the name of the game: Camden art prize

Looking for creativity: artist and painter Warwick Fuller, one of the judges of the 2019 Camden Art Prize. Artist and painter Warwick Fuller, one of the judges of the 2019 Camden Art Prize, says he will be looking for creativity from the entrants. “It may be an image never beforeRead more »

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Everyone’s invited to this Big Fat Greek BBQ

If you happen to be near the Big Yellow Umbrella community hall in Narellan between 1pm and 5pm this Saturday you may notice the smell of delicious Greek lamb souvlaki wafting in the air. And if your curiosity gets the better of you and you go closer to the QueenRead more »

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Fashion Spree’s Kidsfest: old fashioned fun little ones will love

Fashion Spree is transforming into a kid heaven this March with KidsFest, a three week program of events for kids including character appearances, craft and dance workshops, storytime and much more. “We are thrilled to be providing some old fashioned fun for our smallest shoppers and their families to enjoy,’’Read more »

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Sunset Sounds to feature four of our best young bands

Grab your drumsticks and crank up the guitars, Campbelltown Council is searching for young rock bands to take part in a concert to showcase local talent. Sunset Sounds will feature four of the best young bands in the area, giving them a chance to perform in front of industry professionalsRead more »

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Time running out to sign up for popular Challenge Walk

The annual Campbelltown City Challenge Walk takes place in less than two weeks on Sunday, March 10. Participants have until March 6 to register online at the discount rate for the popular not-for-profit community event at the Australian Botanic Garden, Mt Annan. Late entries will also be open on theRead more »

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